November 22, 2019

As a good friend said to me once, while I was venting about the work a primary partnership takes to uphold, "relationships are hard."  Truer words were never spoken.

While I do believe in love at first sight, tingly feelings, and magic, I also believe in the gritty, con...

November 6, 2019

Why am I drawn to working with folks who have survived trauma? Why do I choose to spend my time hearing narratives of intense trauma? It's a question I have asked myself.

Part of the answer has to do with the way trauma recovery is basic to the work we do in therap...

May 25, 2018

Self care.

You were going to get around to that next week, right?... join a gym, start drinking smoothies and get a pedicure. Oh, and maybe a massage. 

Is that the way to improved self esteem, wellness? Is that self care? What is self care, anyway?

Welcome to my guide t...

May 16, 2018

I asked the zebra,
Are you black with white stripes?
Or white with black stripes?
And the zebra asked me,
Are you good with bad habits?
Or are you bad with good habits?
Are you noisy with quiet times?
Or quiet with noisy times?
Are you happy with some sad days?
Or are...

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